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    Advanced magnetic-tape cartridges will hold multiple Terabytes (TB) of data, where one Terabyte equals 1000 Gigabytes and one Gigabyte equals 1000 Megabytes. The recording densities necessary to achieve this capacity may require (a) an articulated magnetic head, with independently controlled microsliders and (b) read...
    IPCOM000168208D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    The core idea of the current publication is to allow users to actively attach "time bombs" or "event bombs" (i.e., reminders) to taskbar buttons. These actions would be user-defined and would be time-, event-, and/or action-based. Time-based reminders could be set up for particular times (e.g, 8:55am) or durations...
    IPCOM000168207D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    In times of crisis, every second can count in when notifying both loved ones and authorities that are needed to respond to the problem. Today, there are many ways to notify individuals of problems, but identifying time savings techniques will always be an ongoing focus of those familiar with technology.
    IPCOM000168206D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    "Policebots" could monitor for unwanted activity (e.g., botting, shilling, spamming) and perform pre-programmed actions in response to such behaviors. For example, a CAPTCHA could be surfaced if botting was suspected; in another scenario, individuals could be asked/told to leave a particular area, store, etc. if they...
    IPCOM000168205D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    Our survey widget allows users to answer questions one at a time, instead of having to take a traditional long web or network based survey. More accurate answers are collected when a user can answer one question at their leisure, rather than rushing though a 30 minute entire survey in one seating.
    IPCOM000168204D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    The present invention provides a Short-Text Coding function that was implemented in the Skills Matching application (SMA) to provide vital contractor procurement information. The short-text coding function uses rate, skill, item description, straight time, over time, skill level and expense. The short-text code also...
    IPCOM000168203D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    This invention comprises a program to determine the correct supplier for all parts on a Bill of Material. This is useful in data conversion from one system to another.
    IPCOM000168202D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    This disclosure decribes a means of ensuring reliability of software maintenance through the application of automated testing techniques. Specifically, software maintenance (fixes) are delivered along with a suite of automated testcases that when run, offer assurance that not only the maintenance was in fact applied,...
    IPCOM000168200D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    With this invention, a software calendar alarm interval could be automatically adjusted based on characteristics of the meeting, such as location, subject, duration, chairperson, meeting types (such as appointment, meeting, or anniversary), etc. This invention would allow a user to automatically be reminded in a...
    IPCOM000168199D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29
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    This invention comprises a method for data staging in the extract, transform and load (ETL) cycle. This allows the ETL process to execute data staging through real-time connectivity to source systems.
    IPCOM000168198D | Original Publication Date: 2008-Feb-29